Bitcoin, and other emerging digital or crypto-currencies, are examples of an early wave of a technology, in this case, an open source, peer-to-peer software, that allows users to generate (“mine”) bitcoins; these bitcoins can then be used to facilitate online transactions, maintaining a user’s anonymity and undertaking transactions without the backing of a centralized bank or entity.
When John S. Larke landed on the shores of Australia in 1895, the land was still six years away from becoming a federation, when six independent British colonies would band together to become states of a new nation. Although the first fleet of settlers had arrived just over a century prior, in 1788, Australia soon became known for its natural beauty and many resources.
TriOil Resources Ltd. has a winning plan. The company’s careful – and relatively unique – strategy has brought the Western Canadian business remarkable growth and cemented its place in the industry.
It could be said that Beaumont is not your typical Albertan town. While most small farming towns centralized their growth along rail lines and grain elevators in the 1890s, Beaumont’s focus was on nurturing and establishing its French presence in the community.
“Development is the operative word in Ajax for sure,” says Paul Allore, Director of Planning and Development for the Town of Ajax, Ontario. “We’re always either leading in the region or in the one-two in terms of building permit activity.”
Quality of life is often considered in the same context as standard of living; but there is a distinct difference. Standard of living – the level of wealth, material goods or necessities to maintain a certain socioeconomic class – is objective, whereas quality of life – a representation of an individual’s satisfaction – is subjective.
Power Service, Inc. (PSI) has served the Rocky Mountain region for 60 years by providing high-tech solutions for complex industrial needs. The company has a long and storied history and a strong reputation as a “one-stop shop” for well pad production and equipment.
OpenAire is letting us have our cake and eat it too. The Ontario based business specializes in retractable roofs, which allow us to enjoy the advantages of being indoors and outdoors – from the same space. “A retractable roof gives the best of both worlds,” says VP Sales and Marketing Dave Bolwerk.
A whopping 98 percent of all businesses in British Columbia are classified as small businesses. These small businesses, which are defined as employing fifty or fewer employees, are responsible for over half of all private sector jobs in the province and provide employment for over one million people…
Business is booming in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. Forbes named its largest city, Williamsport, the 7th Best Small City for Jobs in 2012; the Martin Prosperity Institute (MPI) reported that Williamsport had the 6th highest Average Annual Increase in Wages and Salaries of any U.S. metro area in 2013; The Milken Institute ranked Williamsport number six in its list of Best Performing U.S. cities in 2013 (up from number 19 the year before); and figures from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis have shown Williamsport to be the seventh fastest growing metropolitan area anywhere in the country.